About Us

Tunbridge Wells Puppetry Festival is a new event for the people of Tunbridge Wells and Kent. The day-long programme of shows is designed for the whole family to enjoy.

Taking place on Saturday 10 October 2015, the inaugural festival was a huge success welcoming 13 professional puppetry and theatre companies to 8 venues and outdoor spaces across the town. Over 2,000 people attended shows throughout the day and enjoyed special appearances made by Joey from the National Theatre’s award-winning production War Horse.

The full programme for the 2015 festival can be downloaded here.


The Team 2015

Linda Lewis
Founder and Director, Tunbridge Wells Puppetry Festival

Bethan Tomlinson
Executive Director, Tunbridge Wells Puppetry Festival

Hayley Chester
Marketing Consultant

Holly Whytock
Designer and Digital Marketing Consultant

Sarah Turrell
PR Consultant

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